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Re: [SVG] zoomAndPan needs clarification (was: Re: [SVG] assigning to currentScale)

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 12:07:25 +0200
Message-ID: <432FDF5D.806@expway.fr>
To: Jonathan Watt <jonathan.watt@strath.ac.uk>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Jonathan Watt wrote:
> To be honest I'd rather that the zoomAndPan attribute be deprecated. 
> Firefox ignores it and will continue to do so even if we implement zoom 
> and pan controls since we put a higher priority on user control than 
> author control. I see no strong case for it to even exist to be frank. 
> Properly written document author controls (making use of SVG events) 
> should be able to coexist with the UA's controls.

I'd rather it stayed, but of course be overridable by the end-user. The 
reason for this is that it's dead easy to write scripts that go boom 
when the root transform changes. That having been said, changing the 
shall to a should (so it can be "legally" overridden) might imho be a 
good idea.

> Having said that, 
> here's some suggested rewording to get you started.

Thanks a lot! I agree with your changes and will take them to the WG.

Robin Berjon
   Senior Research Scientist
   Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Tuesday, 20 September 2005 10:07:08 UTC

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